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chat
Abbreviation for conversational hypertext access technology. A form of interactive online typewritten communication that allows participants ("members") to engage in text-message conferencing, via real-time computer networking over designated communications facilities ("chat rooms"), without storing the messages. Note: Participants' messages are instantaneously relayed to all other participants logged into the chat room; in turn, their replies are likewise instantaneously relayed to the originator and all other participants.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 



 
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